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Attentive Reading Constrained Summarization (ARCS)

Published by <p>Attentive Reading Constrained Summarization (ARCS) is a cognitive-linguistic treatment created to improve a person’s discourse through reading and summarization using specific constraints. This material provides information regarding the purpose, components, prerequisites and population, materials, and steps for completion. <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

Aphasia: The Basics

Published by <p>Aphasia can be a confusing term for many to understand. Aphasia is a general term used when a person has trouble with four different parts that make up our language abilities. This handout will explain the umbrella term “aphasia” and break down the four parts of the language abilities that a speech therapist assesses after […] <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

Aphasia Therapy: How to Practice at Home

Published by <p>This handout lists several specific challenges to do in order to target language at the word and phrase/sentence levels with ideas for targeting reading and writing. <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

Aphasia Resources

Published by <p>People with aphasia and their families are hungry for resources and connection. How else are we to find meaning beyond our loss of neural language networks? By building networks of community. This handout describes national aphasia resources that anyone can access and find connection and meaning within. <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

Alphabet Boards

Published by <p>Alphabet boards to have handy when assessing people with aphasia or other communication barriers. Two separate layouts: alphabetical and QWERTY keyboard. <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

5 Pocket-Sized Low Tech AAC Cards for People with Aphasia

Published by <p>5 low-tech AAC cards designed for people who want a low-key, basic, pocketable communication tool. The five cards feature an alphabet board, basic words (nurse, doctor, bathroom, medications, glasses, shoes), emojis to communicate emotions, a visual pain scale, and yes/no card with communication strategies. <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

5 Alternating Attention Tasks (No Language Required)

Published by <p>These 5 alternating attention tasks require patients to alternate attention between the objects ordered at the top of the page and the objects randomly placed below. These tasks do not require the patient to read and may work for people who have aphasia or when there is a language barrier. <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>